I redesigned several of the biology courses that I teach at Keene State College to incorporate principles of open pedagogy, open science, connected learning and social justice. Using a combination of websites that I’ve created and publicly open modules in the Canvas LMS, I provide my students with general principles and more specific ‘how to’ […]
About Karen Cangialosi
Karen Cangialosi is a professor of biology at Keene State College. Her courses include Animal Behavior, Evolution and Human Behavior, Tropical Marine Biology, Invertebrate Zoology and Ecology & Evolution. She runs a coral reef monitoring program in the Turks and Caicos Islands, and a research program on the behavioral ecology of spiders in Keene, NH. Karen spearheaded a movement to replace traditional textbooks with OER and other freely available resources for almost all Keene State College biology courses and has incorporated methods of open pedagogy in all of her own courses since 2016. She serves as the KSC Open Education Faculty Fellow where she facilitates an open pedagogy faculty learning community, assists in arranging Open Ed events, and is a co-leader of KSC Open, a Domain of One’s Own campus project.